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Chippewa Flowage

The “Chip” is a 15,300-acre flowage with 233 miles of rugged pine and aspen shoreline cut by numerous bays, channels, and floating bogs. The waters are dotted with hundreds of forested islands. Travel by boat or canoe to fully appreciate the abundant wildlife throughout the warm months.

Chippewa Flowage map

Directions: From Hayward travel east 12 miles on Cty B, turn south on Cty CC which cuts through the middle of the flowage 5 miles to Herman’s Landing. Stop for maps and information. There are several public boat launches and picnic areas on the flowage with gravel parking. Many resorts on the “Chip” will rent you a boat or canoe.

Gazetteer: Page 85, A-7 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 33, B-6 (10th edition).

Phone: 715/634-4821, 865-2329 (Wisconsin DNR).

Web site: Chippewa Flowage | WDNR Chippewa Flowage

Signature species: Bald Eagles, Common Loons, Osprey, Warblers, Waterfowl.

Hours: 24/7.

Nearest food & lodging: Several dozen resorts on the flowage offer good food and accommodations.